I know it has been quite awhile since I published a post. I have been keeping up with the people I follow. I truly have no excuses why I have not posted,I have had plenty of time here and there,I am sorry. My son Bobonator 32,started his own trucking company. My son Hymie 30, is in his last year of law school. My daughter Ness 27,and her husband are building a house. My son Jotko 23, just started college for computer science. My daughter Balinky 21, graduated from Cosmotology and is studying to take the state board for her licence. My son Floss the Closs 17, is in his last year of high school. A few weeks a go my husbands two brothers and mother came to visit for four days. That was a busy four days but everything went well. 

The main reason I am starting this post today is that it is a very special day for my grandson BabyDo. He has turned 5 years old. Happy Red Letter Day BabyDo. He just started kindergarten a few weeks ago and he loves school. I miss him and his brother GoGos. I have babysat BabyDo about twice a week since he was a baby and GoGos  2 years old now,I have babysat him for almost a year. Now that BabyDo is in school their Mom,my daughter Ness,takes GoGos to a sitter.At first I thought I could have more time to myself,in which I do. But, I miss those little guys very much. I did not want to pass this special day up without sending my love to BabyDo. HAPPY RED LETTER DAY, I LOVE YOU WHOLE BIG BUNCHES.       Mana      xoxo




I LOVE YOU !!!!!!!        MoM  xoxo


GoGos Belated Red Letter Day

My grandson GoGos turned 2 years old on March 22nd.  Happy Belated Red Letter Day GoGos. His mom VanCheddar had a Red Letter Day Birthday Party on March 24th. We all celebrated,grandparents,mom,dad,uncles,aunt and brother BabyDo. It was a fun time. We ate Texas chili,salad,cornbread and a big birthday cake with ice cream.GoGos did not seemed thrilled at all. He did not want to open up his presents,his brother BabyDo did that for him.He really did not want birthday cake or ice cream. Two of the uncles were throwing the football to each other outside,GoGos went outside with his pinwheel walked across the front lawn came to a tree,backed up against it,slid down on his butt and was content blowing his pinwheel. I guess with all the commotion with the adults GoGos wanted to be in his own little world. I use to tell my children to enjoy childhood,you are only a child once in a life time.

88th Red Letter Day

Today our family celebrates another Red Letter Day. Happy 88th Red Letter Day Dad! I am so thankful to God that my mother and Father are alive. They both endured a long abundant life. I am #4 of five daughters. My Dad is first-rate. When we were children he took us sled riding and ice skating in the winter. He loved golfing,he would take us to play putt-putt golf. We as a family all went to Canada  every year and sometimes would fish.We all would take a family excursion to Cedar Point Amusement Park yearly.When we were very young kids, my Dad managed his Father’s car wash. My girlfriends and I would set up a kool-aid stand and we made a few dollars. When it was very warm out we would ride our bicycles through the car wash and we would be sprayed with the hose. On the weekends Dad would always bring home pop,chips,and ice cream,that was a special treat for us kids. In the winter he tried to make an ice rink at my Grandma and Grandpa’s field for us kids. He loved baseball and always threw the baseball around to us kids. We all would hop in the car on a Friday night and Dad would take us to a drive-in-movie theater. On a nice Sunday afternoon we all would go for a Sunday drive. Dad would buy us popcorn. I was 14 years old and has thoracic scoliosis.After surgery I spent about a month in the hospital. My mother would visit me every morning and Dad would come every evening. We would play 7 card rummy. To this day not many people can beat me at playing rummy. Thanks Dad. My Dad  is one heck of a man. I love him so very much. I have so many memories,too many to list,but the one that stands out in my mind the most is,Dad always was and is a true gentleman. Happy Red Letter Day Dad!       p.s.   Thank you for memories of a lifetime!



Cake and Ice Cream

Van Cheddar,my daughter had her 26th Red Letter Day this month. I prepared pork tenderloin with sauerkraut gravy, mash potatoes,steamed broccoli and carrots,sweet hawaiian rolls and a devils food cake with vanilla ice cream. I enjoy when family can get together to celebrate a Red Letter Day. Especially watching Baby Do and Go Gos  eating their cake and ice cream,they can be quite entertaining.They certainly have a hard time eating their supper,but when it comes to the cake and ice cream they sure have room in their tummies. I love you Van Cheddar,Happy Red Letter Day!  Thanks for spending your day with us.